Skinny Girl Secrets

*I am not a medical professional this is not health advice. In fact skinny isn’t even the standard. I use that term because that’s what people call me. Genetics also has a lot to do with it. My mom is skinny, so is my grandmother ect. You can do all this and still rock beautifulContinue reading “Skinny Girl Secrets”

Easy Peasy (Vegan) Pesto

I love the fall and all that it brings especially the food! I love pasta and chili, hearty casseroles and fried comfort foods. Since changing my diet I have had to do a lot of exploring and experimenting. Let me say I am not a vegan. I don’t eat land animals or dairy, but IContinue reading “Easy Peasy (Vegan) Pesto”

Homemade Granola Bars

Granola reminds me of early morning hikes, field trips and play dates. It is an all around healthy, easy, guilt-free comfort food. Its also extremely versatile. My kids love to help in the kitchen so this is a recipe they can do alone without much interference. It involves measuring, self awareness, and critical thinking. IContinue reading “Homemade Granola Bars”

Apple Walnut Sticky Buns

Ingredients Dough:1/4 -ounce package yeast1/2 cup warm water1/2 cup scalded milk1/4 cup sugar1/3 cup butter or shortening1 teaspoon salt1 egg3 1/2 to 4 cups all-purpose flour Filling:1/2 cup melted butter, plus more for pan3/4 cup sugar, plus more for pan2 tablespoons ground cinnamon3/4 cup raisins, walnuts, or pecans, optional Glaze:½ cup butter1/2 cup packed brownContinue reading “Apple Walnut Sticky Buns”

Raw Key Lime Pie

Crust: ½ Cup shredded unsweetened coconut 1 cup date honey 1 cup walnuts   Filling: 1 cup raw cashews, soaked for 4-6 hours (or overnight), then drained  3/4 cup full fat coconut milk, well shaken 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted  3-4 large limes or 6-7 key limes (1 Tbsp zest, 1/2 cup juice)   1/2 cup dateContinue reading “Raw Key Lime Pie”

Yummy Dessert!

I LOVE to cook. I had some peaches that were on their way to being bad and decided to make a dessert out of them. I call this Caramelized Peach Puff Pastry.  Ingredients  2 large peaches Frozen ready made puff pastry 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup of coconut milk Caramel sauce: Cover the bottom ofContinue reading “Yummy Dessert!”